Mars rover Perseveranceis taking a big step for himself this evening and for the little humanity. Mars helicopter named Ingenuitywill make its first flight shortly. This flight Mars mission and it is of great importance for human history.
Historic test for Mars mission from NASA: the first vehicle to fly
Which means Merit in Turkish Ingenuity helikopteri It will take a flight shortly. The helicopter will perform its first test flight on April 1. NASA, while Turkey Time this evening that the helicopter will try to live by the clock 20.30’t started running.
Perseverance rover on February 18, the Mars rover called Mars Lake KarateriWhat landed. In this important landing, PerseveranceThere was a kind of helicopter in the belly of the.
NASA, folded and stored in a special enclosure Mars helicopters He shared the first photo for him on Sunday, March 21. Today, the helicopter that will come out of this special enclosure will make its first short flight.
Mars helicopter Ingenuity and its features
The Ingenuity helicopter weighs 1.8 kg. The helicopter, which has a very light structure, is capable of flying in the Martian atmosphere. The atmosphere of the planet Mars has a density of 1 percent of the earth’s atmosphere. That’s why the helicopter’s propellers move 10 times faster than a normal helicopter.
The Mars helicopter Ingenuity has no mission other than flying in the Martian atmosphere. Thanks to the helicopter, NASA will understand whether the Martian atmosphere will be suitable for flight.
At night in the Mars Jazero Crater the air is minus 90 degrees. NASA engineers say this low temperature will push the helicopter to its limits. It is a matter of curiosity how the Ingenuity will behave in the Martian atmosphere, which is based on difficult conditions in the world.
With these tests and flights starting after April 1, Ingenuity will go down in history as the first motor vehicle to fly on Mars.
NASA is organizing a live broadcast on Mars site for the flight, which will begin shortly. From this link You can watch the live broadcast and witness this historical moment.
In the live broadcast, it was revealed how the helicopter would make a flight test. Perseverance will fly within three meters after leaving his vehicle.